From Farm to Pitchfork: farmers take to Brussels streets ahead of EU summit

By |februar 21st, 2020|ASAJA, CAP, common agricultural policy, Copa-Cogeca, Farm to Fork, farmers protest, green deal, Krišjānis Kariņš, News|

Farmers from across Europe fired up their tractors and drove to Brussels on Thursday (20 February), rallying against proposed cuts in the EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). They also demanded that the EU does not leave them out of the environmental...

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Struggling beekeepers undercut by cheap honey imports, says new report

By |februar 17th, 2020|beekeepers, Copa-Cogeca, honey, honey imports, honey producers, News|

European honey producers are calling for an emergency action plan to be put in place to keep the sector, pointing to a drop in production across the EU and a rise in cheap imports.

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EU agriculture chief under pressure over bid to trim intensive pig farming

By |februar 13th, 2020|animal farming, AnimalhealthEurope, Compassion in World Farming, Copa-Cogeca, intensive animal farming, Janusz Wojciechowski, Jérémy Decerle, livestock farming, News, pig farming, Sylwia Spurek|

Janusz Wojciechowski, the EU's agriculture commissioner, wants to crack down on the environmental impact of intensive animal farming, but apart from animal welfare groups, his calls have so far met with mixed reactions.

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Commission bemused by consumer information conundrum

By |februar 3rd, 2020|BEUC, consumers, Copa-Cogeca, food labeling, FoodDrinkEurope, News, nutriscore, Pekka Pesonen, Stella Kyriakides, sustainability|

The European Commission has started sketching the new EU-wide food labelling scheme, expected to be proposed in the context of the new Farm to Fork Strategy (F2F), but the debate over what kind of information to provide to consumers has just started.

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EU farmers tread carefully on Green Deal, as balance with CAP is not easy stuff

By |januar 28th, 2020|CAP, CAP reform, common agricultural policy, Copa-Cogeca, European Green Deal, Farm to Fork, Herbert Dorfmann, Janusz Wojciechowski, Marija Vučković, News, Pekka Pesonen, sustainability, sustainable farming|

Policymakers are being called to take up the challenge of finding a place for bloc’s farm aid provided under the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in the ambitious new environmental flagship policy of the European Commission.

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European farmers descend on Strasbourg in protest against planned CAP reform

By |oktober 21st, 2019|agriculture, CAP, Copa-Cogeca, European Parliament, farmers, News, Strasbourg|

Hundreds of farmers are planning a demonstration in front of the European Parliament on Tuesday, calling for fewer direct payments to large industrial farms under the proposed revision of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). EURACTIV Germany reports.

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EU agriculture chief slams ‘misinformation’ on Mercosur trade deal

By |julij 15th, 2019|Copa-Cogeca, EU-Mercosur, Mercosur, News, Pekka Pesonen, Phil Hogan|

There's a lot of misinformation and misplaced facts which have distorted the debate about the recently concluded Mercosur trade deal, EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan has said.

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EU Commission, farmers fume at Greenpeace on animal farming report

By |februar 14th, 2019|Animals, Copa-Cogeca, farming, Greenpeace, livestock, News|

The European Commission and EU farmers association (Copa Cogeca) both dismissed as groundless and simplistic a report conducted by Greenpeace which argued that animal farming in Europe was using too much agricultural land.

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Agri-food sector calls for foodstuffs ‘ fast-track’ in case of no-deal Brexit

By |februar 8th, 2019|agri-food sector, Brexit, CELCAA, Copa-Cogeca, Customs Union, Food safety, FoodDrinkEurope, foodstuffs, Michel Barnier, News|

European farmers, agri-traders and food makers are lobbying EU negotiators to consider unilateral contingency measures specific for foodstuffs, as current preparedness procedures alone would not be enough to avoid a harsh impact of no-deal Brexit on th...

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Commission to determine EU tariffs on Myanmar, Cambodia rice

By |december 5th, 2018|Cambodia, Copa-Cogeca, human rights, Myanmar, News, rice imports, tariffs|

EU countries failed on Tuesday (4 December)  to determine whether to impose tariffs on rice coming from Cambodia and Myanmar from the start of next year to curb a surge in imports, leaving the European Commission to take the final decision.

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